Archive | June, 2013

Pre-production: A Neglected Art.

One often-underappreciated aspect of filmmaking is what is commonly referred to as pre-production. It really amounts to that planning phase of filmmaking, once the script is finished or selected and before principle photography begins. For those who might have been working in the film industry, this should be nothing new. However, I have noticed a […]

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Adventures in Slating

Adventures in Slating

When I talk to people about making movies, often what seems to pop into a lot of people‚Äôs minds when picturing a movie set is the clapperboard, or slate, that is used at the start of each take to label a given shot. You probably know the drill, some guy with the clapperboard says something […]

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